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Welcome to Stanley ...

The city of Stanley is primarily located in Chippewa County<1>. A portion of Stanley extends into Clark County.

The location of Stanley has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stanley has a population of 3,711 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Stanley.

Stanley is 1,070 feet [326 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Stanley lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Area codes for Stanley: (715) and (534)<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stanley had an population of 3,711 people. This is an increase of 2.85% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 95.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stanley had a population of 3,608 people (which is 5.78% of the total population of Chippewa County). This makes Stanley the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Stanley represents 0.06% of the total population of Wisconsin (which has 5,686,986 people), making it the state's 243rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,608 people, the population of Stanley increased 90.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,898 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Stanley.

Adding Stanley to Our Gazetteer ...

As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.

We originally found mention of Stanley in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, we also found mention of Stanley elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Stanley on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Stanley ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 43 communities that are also named Stanley - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, British Columbia, California, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky (2), Louisiana (2), Manitoba, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Missouri (2), Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nova Scotia (3), Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Virginia and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Stanley.

Communities near Stanley ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Stanley.

  • Lafayette [Chippewa County]
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    • Lafayette [Chippewa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the west of Stanley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,025 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lafayette have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lafayette
  • Anson [Chippewa County]
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    • Anson [Chippewa County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the west of Stanley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,165 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Anson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Anson
  • Thorp [Clark County]
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    • Thorp [Clark County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the east of Stanley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,611 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Thorp have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Thorp
  • Cadott [Chippewa County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Cadott
    • Cadott [Chippewa County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the west of Stanley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,424 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cadott have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cadott
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Cornell [Chippewa County]
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      • Cornell [Chippewa County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the northwest of Stanley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,407 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornell have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Cornell
    • Edson [Chippewa County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Edson
      • Edson [Chippewa County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Stanley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,132 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Edson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Edson
    • Sigel [Chippewa County]
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      • Sigel [Chippewa County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the west of Stanley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,094 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Sigel have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Sigel
    • Ludington [Eau Claire County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ludington
      • Ludington [Eau Claire County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Stanley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,079 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ludington have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ludington
    • Withee [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Withee
      • Withee [Clark County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the east of Stanley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 978 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Withee have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Withee
    • Owen [Clark County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Owen
      • Owen [Clark County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the east of Stanley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 928 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Owen

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Stanley. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Stanley.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Stanley. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Stanley.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Stanley. See our Newspapers Page for Stanley.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Stanley. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Chippewa County: www.co.chippewa.wi.us/

The official website for State of Wisconsin: https://www.wisconsin.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Wisconsin's counties, including Chippewa, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stanley.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stanley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (534) is an overlay for area code (715).
<6>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Stanley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Stanley. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Stanley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Stanley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 44.9625, Longitude: -90.9429       In this case, the coordinates for Stanley have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).






















 

 

 

 

 


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